Iota Iota Iota Honor Society

Iota Iota Iota (Triota) is an academic honor society for the field of Women's Studies. The purpose of this organization is to encourage and support scholarship and excellence in the field. The Greek letter Iota was selected to respresent the goddesses Inanna, Ishtar, and Isis. The University of St. Thomas chapter of the organization is Beta Eta. Iota Iota Iota strives to maintain the feminist values central to Women's Studies and to encourage diversity, egalitarianism, and a supportive academic environment for all students.

Students who are at least second-semester sophomores, who have a GPA of 3.0 or above, and who have taken at least two courses in Women's Studies (courses offered in other departments and approved for Women's Studies count) are invited to join Iota Iota Iota. Students who are interested in applying should contact the Women's Studies program director Dr. Paola Ehrmantraut ( It is not necessary to be a major or minor in Women's Studies to apply. The fee for lifetime membership is $10.